San Marcos, CA asked in Criminal Law, Divorce, Family Law and Tax Law for California

Q: My Ex exercised half the shares of community assets before splitting our stocks and did not communicate causing loss

My Ex is supposed to give 50 % of his pre-ipo stocks over to me and keep me informed what he is doing with them. But he kept me in dark exercised 50% of them and never gave me an option to exercise as it was community property in his name and now claims all exercised shares are his. Now if i agree for splitting with his co. not only its a huge monetary loss in taxes and cost but also i can only sell them 6 weeks after every earnings call but he can sell anytime as he exercised. I am asking him for half of exercised shares at least to be fair. I want to do a qdro split fairly of our stocks but these are non-retirement. can a qdro be done for it? Is this stock issue fall under family law or proving fraud in some other law? appreciate expert advise here. thanks.

1 Lawyer Answer
Dale S. Gribow
Dale S. Gribow
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Palm Desert, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: more info needed.

it sounds like a family law matter and I do not accept divorce matters.

present this to your divorce attorney and if you don't have one request a courtesy consultation with one

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